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American Students Studying Arabic for More Than Just Getting a Job

Jul 22, 2016

BY: Kristina Perry and Clara Ana Ruplinger/Contributing Writers   In the U.S. today, Arabic is a language that has been highly stigmatized. Individuals speaking Arabic have found that using the language, or even looking Arab, can make a person seem so threatening(...)

Arab American Entrepreneur, Tom Barrack, Speaks at RNC

Jul 22, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer Speaking at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio on Thursday was famous Arab American businessman, Tom Barrack. The grandson of Lebanese immigrants, Barrack worked hard to become a real estate investor and eventually the founder, chairman,(...)

#HummusHaters in Congress

Jul 20, 2016

With all the anti-Arab bashing we see in the news every week, Arab America is determined to expose those who discriminate against our community. We will recognize those who vilify the positive influence and contributions Arabs have made to the(...)

The Legacy of Edward Said

Jul 20, 2016

BY: Clara Ana Ruplinger/Contributing Writer Edward Said, notable academic and scholar of post-colonial criticism, was born on November 1, 1935 in Jerusalem, which was then part of the British Mandate of Palestine. Born to a Lebanese mother and Christian Palestinian(...)

America's Other Orchestras: Arab American Ensemble Series Episode 2

Jul 20, 2016

The Arabic Music Retreat BY: Sami Asmar/Contributing Writer It is rare when an experimental event turns into a national and international institution of historical significance. This is what happened when twenty years ago, a handful of musicians decided to hold(...)

Arab America Picks a President: The Republican National Convention

Jul 20, 2016

BY: Fred Shwaery/Contributing Writer The Republicans are in Cleveland and the Democrats will be in Philadelphia next week. There are so many events to join in these conventions so if you're anywhere near Cleveland or Philadelphia, consider stopping in to(...)
Lebanon 1970 - Psychedelic Funk Rock

Lebanon 1970 - Psychedelic Funk Rock

Jul 20, 2016

BY:Eugene Smith/Contributing Writer Psychedelic Funk Music of Lebanon in the 60's and 70's: Cultural Conversation through Sound Once a tourism advertisement for westerners, this footage offers a grainy window into the joie de vivre of pre-civil war Lebanon. Scantily clad(...)

Tips for How to Prevent Hate Incidents Against Arab Americans in Schools

Jul 20, 2016

BY: Nisreen Eadeh/Staff Writer The Community Relations Service of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued a list of twenty ways to prevent and respond to hate incidents against Arab Americans in schools. The report also applies to Muslim(...)

Roman Remains In The Arab World

Jul 20, 2016

  (photo: Volubilis, Morocco) BY: Habeeb Salloum/Contributing writer Very few people when thinking of Rome and its historical glory will have any inkling that today the Arab world is the greatest depository of Roman remains. From Morocco in the west(...)

Turkish Coup and the Arab World

Jul 19, 2016

BY: Andrew Hansen/Contributing Writer The Coup Late Friday night, shock swept through the world as the Turkish military attempted to seize power from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. As media outlets were shut down and people took to the streets, the(...)

Jordan slams door on Gazans

Jul 19, 2016

BY: Enas Fares Ghannem, We Are Not Numbers/Contributing writer "We regret to inform you that your application was not accepted." —The Jordanian Representative Office This message has been received by almost every Palestinian from Gaza who has applied for what is(...)

International Community Urges Carlos Santana to Cancel Tel Aviv Performance

Jul 19, 2016

BY: Andrew Hansen/Contributing Writer On Saturday, legendary guitarist Carlos Santana performed in Stuttgart, Germany where many activists supporting the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic & Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) met outside the concert venue to ask Santana to cancel(...)

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